Joyce Marie Gilbert Richard

Joyce Marie Gilbert Richard, 75, a native of Erath and resident of Jeanerette, died Thursday, June 14 at 8:20 p.m. at Dauterive Hospital in New Iberia.

Visitation will be Saturday at First Jerusalem Baptist Church, 835 Monnot Rd. in Jeanerette, from 7 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m. She will be lead to rest in Hope Cemetery.

Survivors include six sons, Cleveland Gilbert of Granger, Ind., Abraham Gilbert Sr., Felix Richard Sr. and Glenn Gilbert Sr., all of Jeanerette, and Larry Richard and Carl Richard Sr., both of New Iberia; nine daughters, Rita Fusilier of Abbeville, Linda Clarke, Brenda Batiste, Elizabeth Moten, Shirley Richard, Mary Ann Richard, Gloria Richard and Stacy Richard, all of Jeanerette, and Joyce Ann Andrus of New Iberia; one stepdaughter, Judy Lively of Jeanerette; two brothers, Edward Green of Erath and Marshall Briggs of Houston; two sisters, Beatrice Boudreaux and Mary Lena Viltz, both of Abbeville; three sons she reared, 53 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, one daughter, two sisters and four brothers.

Jones Funeral Home of Jeanerette is in charge of arrangements.

Visit www.jones-funeral-home.com to send condolences to the family.

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